# What is the square root of 149?

#### Understand the Problem

The question is asking for the square root of the number 149, which is a mathematical operation that finds a number that, when multiplied by itself, gives 149.

The square root of 149 is approximately $12.2066$.

The square root of 149 is approximately $12.2066$.

#### Steps to Solve

1. Identifying the square root operation

To find the square root of a number, you can use either multiplication or a calculator function. The square root of a number $x$ is the number $y$ such that $y^2 = x$.

1. Applying the square root to 149

To compute the square root of 149, we can either estimate it between two perfect squares or use a calculator.

We know that:

$$12^2 = 144$$

and

$$13^2 = 169$$

Thus, the square root of 149 lies between 12 and 13.

1. Using a calculator for precision

Using a calculator, we find:

$$\sqrt{149} \approx 12.206555615733702$$

This provides a more accurate value for the square root of 149.

The square root of 149 is approximately $12.2066$.